Duncan Macintosh

 

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Duncan was the Development Director of IRRI and Executive Director of the IRRI Foundation Hong Kong. He was focused on fund raising for food security in Asia, with a special emphasis on developing philanthropy in the region and encouraging wealthy Asians to support science and rice research. He speaks and writes widely on development issues, food security, and agriculture - especially in relation to rice in Asia and around the world.

EDUCATION

  • BA English and Agriculture, Curtin University in Western Australia

WORK HISTORY

  • Development Director of IRRI and Executive Director of the IRRI Fund Singapore (2007 – 2013)
  • Spokesperson, IRRI, Philippines (1999-2006)
  • Foreign Communications Advisor, Stock Exchange of Thailand (1997-99)
  • Radio and TV journalist, Nation Media Group, Thailand (1990-97)
  • Journalist, Hong Kong (1986-89)